General Tech

Installing SQUID on a Synology NAS

I’m not going to go into exactly why (it’s a minor networking niggle following on from a change in broadband provider) but I wanted a simple HTTP proxy in [...]

How to install IPKG on a Synology NAS

Sometimes you want to install “community” or third party packages on your Synology NAS and they require IPKG (Itsy Package Management System) to be [...]

Pluralsight launch their first vCAC course

If you're lucky enough to have a Pluralsight subscription already, then you will already have access to this course. If not, maybe it could be an incentive to [...]

Installing Crashplan on ARM based QNAP

The downside of living in the boonies in the UK is that the broadband speeds can be a little on the rubbish side. When I moved to my current house 4 years ago, [...]

Improving WordPress Blog Performance

I've been neglecting this blog a little bit recently. So far in 2014 really. But it hadn't escaped my notice that it was running veeerrryyyyyy [...]